RHP Scott Mathieson released by Phillies

FILE - This Feb. 22, 2011 file photo shows Philadelphia Phillies baseball player Scott Mathieson. Mathieson has been released by the Phillies, allowing him to sign with a team in Asia. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, FIle)

November 29, 2011 7:43:14 PM PST
Right-hander Scott Mathieson has been released by the Philadelphia Phillies, allowing him to sign with a team in Asia.

The 27-year-old was 1-4 with a 6.75 ERA in eight starts and seven relief appearances with the Phillies in 2006, 2010 and this year. He didn't allow a run in four relief outings this year.

Mathieson also has a 32-37 record with a 3.75 ERA and 34 saves in 96 starts and 104 relief appearances in the minor leagues.

The move was announced Tuesday.